If this is your first experience with distance learning and you’re unsure of how to structure your days for success, as a parent, you’ll want to be active early on to make sure your student adopts good habits to succeed in online learning.
Relationships, face time, talk, responsiveness – all the key ingredients of good teaching and learning seem to require actual, physical closeness. Education from a distance seems antithetical to everything we try to do in our classrooms.
At this point, the distance learning scenario isn’t entirely new. We have more information about what works for kids and what doesn’t.